Reece Peck's research examines the areas of populist political rhetoric, television news and tabloid media. As a doctoral student, he conducted field research at various Tea Party protests and think-tank-funded symposia in California and Nevada. He has published articles in top journalism studies and communication journals such as Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism and Media, Culture & Society. He has a forthcoming book with Fox Populism: Branding Conservatism as Working Class (2019).
His research on political television has resulted in invitations to speak at the Columbia School of Journalism and Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University. He provides commentary on media and politics to news organizations, including New York Magazine, the Washington Post and Business Insider.
Ph.D. Department of Communication, University of California, San Diego
M.A. Department of Communication, University of California, San Diego
Scholarship / Publications
“Usurping the Usable Past: How Fox News Remembered the Great Depression during the Great Recession.” Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism. March, 2016.
"You Say Rich, I Say Job Creator’: How Fox News Framed the Great Recession through the Moral Discourse of Producerism,” Media, Culture and Society, volume 36 Issue 4 May 2014 pp. 526 – 535.
Fox Populism: Branding Conservatism as Working Class https://www.amazon.com/Fox-Populism-Branding-Conservatism-Communication/dp/1108721788